Urhobo and head words from English; Urhobo –English complex Code In this study, Urhobo is the matrix language while English is the. SIMILAR WORDS IN URHOBO AND UKWUANI LANGUAGE, For more data in general and to anyone that has to do with language planning”. world should evolve a more robust language planning policy towards the functional . Fulfulde, Igala, Ijaw, Kanuri, Nupe, tiv, and Urhobo. The.

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I am only making a public record of my refutation to your absurd claims. Other Nigerians and plnaning world at large can understand the internal intricacies of these languages and how they work.

Their language is seen as “impure” and unintelligible by most Urhobo speakers. These two dialects are from Urhobo language.

Other differences include pronunciation of certain words and their usage. Ubi cha o E! Skip to content Skip to menu. It is alright Mr Igboid Ikwerre! To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This means English along with Deutsche, Netherlands and other languages have the same origin.

This article clarifies on the Igboid groups well: However, it ended there. It’s time for me to rest now.


Urhobos have been calm all through. They are all ruled over by the Orodje of Okpe, a historical and semi-hereditary traditional kingship and a first class King in Nigeria.


The main dialectal difference between Urhobo and Isoko include; Use of Degwo instead of Migwo for greeting, repetition of utterances and words.

It is with this view that the researcher found this topic as a task, with the aim that the phonological processes of these two dialects of Urhobo must be examine so as to contribute to the solution of the controversy of sounds among the dialects. And please, cite like an intellectual rather than use vague non-scholarstic links. Like I said earlier, this dialectal list is not prescriptive but descriptive. There should not be ignorant of the knowledge of sound among dialects of the same language.

The Various Dialects Of The Urhobo Language And Where They Are Spoken – Culture (6) – Nigeria

Dialectal differences cut across greeting. Please have the decency to admit that You are no scholar just a pretender and a charlatan who is doctoring stuff of Wikipedia. We were aware of their agenda, we prayed for a breakthrough. Another dialect is prospecting at this option Okpe. It is illogical to imagine otherwise. It is understandable by all Urhobo people and has widespread acceptance.

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Although there are other Urhobo clans such as Ogor, Olomu, Agbarha-Ame, etc but the linguistic features of these clans are either similar to one of the those mentioned above or not too obvious to become a dialect of its own. I am not interested in Your Wikipedia page.


It is a general introduction of the study. Agbon speakers are understood across board. Most also add Isoko to their arsenal. This claim is confirmed by the UN Report languae Ikwerre people.

These various dialectal groups plannlng have peculiar cultural traits. Urhobo people occupy the following local government areas: It came when Gowon created Rivers state in It doesn’t speak well of you. The same thing applies to groups such as the Ikwerre. Let us harmonise ourselves here and eschew tribalism! How did this thread degenerate into the constant obsessive arguments about who is Igbo and who is not. Journal of the Linguistic Inn of Nigeria, Volume 1.

Tutuleke tuleke A yan ughere. Nigerians bear all manner of names like Goodluck,Government,Heineken and Ibrahim. Manfredi used phonological innovations to arrive at sub-grouping of Igboid.

Isoko is a proto-Edoid language and hence it is closer to how Urhobo once was when the people said goodbye to their Benin progenitors.